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For the Record - Dec. 7, 2016
Giving back to Jingle Bells
Sex industry survivor: 'I still feel filthy'
ATCC adds retail management
Sports schedule for Tuesday, Dec. 6 (Updated with postponements)
Cardinals wrestling starts season with tourneys
Cards run past Moorhead in opener
Girls basketball: Cards drop first game against state-ranked Centennial
Sports roundup from Saturday, Dec. 3
Giving new things a try
Event restores hope during the holidays
Empty Chair Gala to benefit REACH program
50 gigs in 50 states
Search for Miss Teen Douglas County announced
Wedding - Steinhagen and Sperl
Wedding - Cunningham and Thielke
Births - Nov. 25, 2016
Wedding - Carlson and Klohn
Births - Nov. 18, 2016
From the stand: A good way to end it
Applications open for spring turkey's first two seasons
Morken: Some "hunters" don't represent hunting
Bucks on the ground
Morken: Run in circles by a giant
Christian "Christy" Lorsung
Ann C. Ebsen
EDITORIAL: Many families are a hiccup away from disaster
LETTER: The theater, a place for progressive thought
LETTER: Theater has always been a place for social commentary
IN THE KNOW: It's Christmastime in the city
FROM THE ARCHIVES - 1966: 17th annual Jingle Bells has 15 performers
Winter grazing of cover crops is subject of workshop
2016 University of Minnesota Top 10 performing annuals
Weak farm economy adds twists to rental negotiations
Producers encouraged to consider FSA options
Applications available for Conservation Stewardship Program
Making a new home
Alex Carpet One supports Building for America's Bravest
Knute Nelson Hospice delivers veteran-centric care
ATCC, area businesses host annual tour days
Sixth Avenue Wine & Ale to close at year's end
hires and promotions
On The Street
December 25, 2010
Ottertail mayor retires after 34 years in city government
"I was born by that tree over there," Ole gestures out the kitchen window to a snow covered tree in the front yard. It takes me a few seconds...
December 25, 2010 - 2:40pm
November 19, 2010
Wadena man injured in farming accident
A 21-year-old Wadena, Minn. man severely injured his leg in a farming accident Friday morning. The Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office was dispatched to Custom Fleshing, a farming company near the city of Ottertail around 9:30 a.m. Ottertail is about 80 miles southeast of Fargo....
November 19, 2010 - 4:46pm
September 11, 2010
Ringdahl Ambulance Service rolls out first bariatric service in Otter Tail County
Ringdahl Ambulance is now offering a specialized ambulance for bariatric patients in Otter Tail County and the surrounding counties.
September 11, 2010 - 3:07pm
August 15, 2010
Expect delays on Highway 28 near Ottertail
Motorists on Highway 78 north of Ottertail can expect delays August 17-19 during a railroad crossing repair project. Traffic will be detoured using Otter Tail County Road 54, Otter Tail County Road 127 and Highway 108. Canadian Pacific will resurface the railroad crossing...
August 15, 2010 - 7:58am
August 1, 2010
Comedy show featuring Alexandria native to benefit Wadena
A stand-up comedy show will be held at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 28 to benefit Wadena with tornado relief funds. Thumper Pond will host three...
August 1, 2010 - 9:01am
July 9, 2010
Verndale man in critical condition after crash in Otter Tail County
OTTERTAIL, Minn. - A Verndale man is in critical condition after a three-vehicle crash Thursday east of Ottertail, the Minnesota State Patrol said. James G. Foster, 78, was driving a 1994 Chrysler Concorde sedan eastbound on Highway 108 at about 7:43 p.m. He was changing course to...
July 9, 2010 - 4:16pm
March 8, 2010
Ottertail woman killed in crash with bus near Detroit Lakes
The State Patrol has released the name of the woman who died in a collision with a bus Friday evening near Detroit Lakes. Tabitha T. Janssen, 25, of Ottertail, died following a Friday night crash with a charter bus on Highway 10 in Becker County. The crash occurred on dry pavement...
March 8, 2010 - 12:05pm
January 18, 2010
Truck driver survives devastating collision with train in Ottertail
Unharmed after a collision with a Canadian Pacific freight train, the driver of a grain truck commented that his "prayers were answered." The full-size semi truck with a grain hopper was wrapped around the entire front end of the train, and pushed an estimated 700 feet through the...
January 18, 2010 - 9:55am
January 10, 2010
Snowmobile Radar Run set in Ottertail Jan. 16
OTTERTAIL, Minn. - The Ottertail Business Association and the Otter Trail Riders will host their annual Snowmobile Radar Run on Jan. 16. More than 50 classifications will be featured on Otter Tail Lake. A 660 foot run is planned, conditions permitting. The alternate location for...
January 10, 2010 - 12:35pm
August 13, 2009
Name of man killed in Perham motorcycle crash released
The State Patrol released the name of a man killed in a motorcycle accident Tuesday near Perham. Ertwin Jones-Hermerding, 62, of Ottertail, was driving a 2007 Honda southbound on Highway 78 when he left the roadway into the west ditch, went over a driveway and landed on the upslope...
August 13, 2009 - 12:52pm
May 15, 2009
Baseball: Panthers drop pair
The Parkers Prairie baseball team could not hold down the offenses of Menahga and Ottertail Central in two losses last week. The Panthers fell 11-1 to the Bulldogs of OTC last Thursday, two days after losing 19-7 to Menahga. Parkers Prairie was held to just three hits against...
May 15, 2009 - 12:00am
September 19, 2008
Parkers Prairie football
The Parkers Prairie football team could not get on the scoreboard against Ottertail Central on September 5 as the Bulldogs took down the Panthers 28-0. OTC went into the half leading 7-0, but it did not take long for the Bulldogs to break open the game in the third quarter. They...
September 19, 2008 - 12:00am
September 3, 2008
Football: Silverstreaks battle hard, but fall to OTC
A very strong Ottertail Central team proved to be just too much for Osakis in their season opener on the gridiron Thursday night as the Silverstreaks fell 20-6. "I was very happy with our effort against Ottertail Central," said Silverstreak head coach Pat Kalpin. "We know that OTC...
September 3, 2008 - 12:00am